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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Winter Road Trip
I've had a chance to download and format the pictures I took last week on our way to Florida. When we left Cincinnati it was bitter cold with snow on the ground and more snow on the way.
More images of our road trip to come....
All the best,
Friday, February 27, 2015
Where do Big Barns Come From?
Do you know where big barns come from?
Buy your little barn from a responsible breeder.
OK - I get a little corny sometimes. I think it's the weather. ;)
Thursday, February 26, 2015
No Day for a Picnic in Cincy
I'm going through pictures I took just before we left Cincinnati last week.
There will be no picnics in Cincinnati for awhile!
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Meet Shadow. That pretty feline is also a member of our household now that our Granddaughter Anna is living with us.
That is a good thing. ;)
All the best,
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Quick Trip to Viera Wetlands
Whenever we get near Melbourne, Florida, we have to stop at Viera Wetlands for a quick visit.
The Mom in me told the kids to stop throwing the rocks which I did in my Mom voice. When I mentioned it to their Mom who returned after she had wandered off to use a portable bathroom just outside the wetlands leaving them on their own, she was quite upset that I had told them to stop throwing rocks. *sigh*
Another couple visiting the Wetlands who saw the whole exchange complimented me on telling the kids to stop throwing the rocks.
Sometimes you just have to get involved.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Accidents in Georgia
We travel many highway miles every year so see our share of accidents.
When we see people driving fast and weaving in and out of traffic we wonder if we'll see them in an accident further up the road. This time we did. :(
Drive safely, everyone!
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Flag in Rags
We travel the same route every ten weeks and see this huge Georgia State Flag every time.
Perhaps that is indicative of the controversy surrounding it.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
New Carrying Old
We are on the road again going South.
We get a kick out of all of the vintage vehicles we see on the move so often.
Have I mentioned we (I gifted it to our daughter so it is still in the family) own a '68 Mustang? Ah, yes, that was a fun car!
Friday, February 20, 2015
So Well Behaved
Today's images are courtesy of our Granddaughter, Anna, who is living with us while she attends Xavier University.
Anna was in the kitchen preparing a meal. The dogs know they are to wait in the dining room (on the other side of the butler's pantry) while we are cooking.
Sure enough, they all sat there, watching the kitchen action intently.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Three Dogs and One Log
Those are our three "kids" in this image: Erik, Penny, and Wendy. In the background you can see just a few of the many toys these kids have.
But, with all those toys, they are all waiting for a turn for a chew on the log Erik is chewing right now. Dogs are just like kids.
I'm sure if you have multiple pets in your house you have similar stories.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Chili With Beans - Quick Meal
Here's another favorite around here, especially when we want something warm and don't have much time to make it.
That's chili with beans made the easy way: dice one medium onion and brown with a couple pounds of ground chuck roast. Drain off grease, then add a can of dark kidney beans and a can of tomato sauce. Season to taste with 2 to 4 tablespoons of chili powder, pepper, and salt. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
We really enjoyed this cold weather meal!
All the best,
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Needlework and Hand Crafted Wood Update - February, 2015
We've been busy again this month! I often surprise myself when I get out all of the pictures together each month for the Needlework and Wood Update.
Above is a custom order sweater in Men's XXL. I truly enjoyed designing and making this one. It has gone to live in Texas where it can get very cold in the winter.
So, this is what we've been designing and creating this month. It is so much fun to work on our projects and offer each other encouragement as we plan our designs and finish projects.
I enjoy following your blogs to see what you are doing, making, and photographing, too. There is so much talent to enjoy out here in blog land.
All the very best,
Original Hand Crafted Designs
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